chapter  14
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Local Radiation Injury

Introduction ....................................................................................................................................223 Conditions of Accidental Localized Exposure ..............................................................................223 Radiobiology of Local Radiation Injuries .....................................................................................225 The Role of Physical Dosimetry ...................................................................................................226 Clinical Course and Classification of Local Radiation Injury......................................................226 Local Radiation Injury of the Hand ..............................................................................................228 Local Radiation Injury to Other Parts of the Body ......................................................................230 Treatment of Local Radiation Injuries ..........................................................................................231 References ......................................................................................................................................239